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BlackBerry Bold Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and 9650 Series by Gary Mazo, Martin Trautschold

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Chapter 27. Connecting with Bluetooth

Bluetooth allows your BlackBerry to communicate with things like headsets, GPS devices, and other hands-free systems with the freedom of wireless. Bluetooth is a small radio that transmits from each device. The BlackBerry gets paired with (connected to) the peripheral. Many Bluetooth devices can be used up to 30 feet away from the BlackBerry.

In this chapter, we will show you how to connect (pair) to a Bluetooth headset, how to connect to a Bluetooth stereo device, and how to prioritize your Bluetooth connections.

History of Bluetooth

The BlackBerry ships with Bluetooth 2.0 technology. Think of Bluetooth as a short-range wireless technology that allows your BlackBerry to connect to various peripheral devices ...

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